Giraldi e Pigna sui romanzi: una polemica in contesto

Translated title of the contribution: Giraldi and Pigna on Romances: a polemic in context

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The essay reconstructs the polemic between Giraldi and Pigna as a
generational and ideological gap: Giraldi and Pigna are seen in their
dialogue with their literary interlocutors (Castelvetro, Speroni, Bocchi),
against the background of the historical transition from humanistic
culture, founded on the primacy of history and trust in
nature, to a new philosophical culture, characterized by a disposition
towards allegory and a process of professionalization of intellectual
Translated title of the contributionGiraldi and Pigna on Romances: a polemic in context
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)533-552
Number of pages20
JournalCritica Letteraria
Issue number2-3 (159-160)
Publication statusPublished - 2013


  • Italian literature
  • Giraldi Cinzio
  • Pigna
  • novel

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